HELIX Conference

Roberta DePompei, Ph.D.

  • September 1st, 2017
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If the Only Tool We Have Is a Hammer: In Pursuit of Best Practice for Youth with TBI
Tuesday, November 14, 1:45-5:00 pm

  • Roberta DePompei, Ph.D. is a recently retired Distinguished Professor, Interim Dean of the College of Health Professions, and Director of the School of Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Akron. Her major area of research and interest is in cognitive-communicative challenges to the individual with brain injury and the impact of brain injury on the family system. An advocate for the needs of youths with brain injuries and their families, Dr. DePompei is on numerous national and international task forces and committees. She has helped to develop support groups and a community based collaborative of agencies to problem solve issues for this population. Widely published, and a national and international presenter, Dr. DePompei is recognized for her unique and innovative approaches for functional community inclusion.
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